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folkie

or folk·y

[foh-kee]Informal.
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noun
  1. folk singer.
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adjective, folk·i·er, folk·i·est.
  1. of or relating to folk singers or folk music.
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Origin of folkie

1960–65; folk (singer1) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for folkie

folkie

folky

noun plural -ies
  1. a devotee of folk music
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Word Origin and History for folkie

n.

"devotee of (modern) folk music," attested by 1966, with -ie.

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